Inside a skirt, there lies a universe.
We explored the creative activities and the source of inspiration of Laica Chrose, winner of 2014’s TOM Prize and ARTs*LABo Prize.
A talk with Mikeou, the creator behind this moe ita-curtain.
We spoke with Shirow Miwa, the manga artist and illustrator behind the cover of More Heroes and Heroines.
An exhibition of award-winning works for the 18th Japan Media Arts Festival was open from Feb. 4–15.
We spoke with illustrator Yuu, who designed “ita-curtains” featuring a Japanese-style Alice in Wonderland.
From famous characters of old, to characters from new series! The forefront of the figure world is right here!
We’re introducing through pictures the cool and comical creations spotted at the garage kit festival Wonder Festival 2015 [Winter]! Even Tokyo Ghoul’s Kaneki has finally become a figure?!
Wonder Festival 2015 [Winter] (WonFes), the world’s largest garage kit festival, was held at the Makuhari Messe International Convention Complex on Feb. 8.
Kuuchuu Yousai is an illustrator who draws incredibly adorable girls. Capturing every detail from the deepest parts of the eyes to the highlights on the hair, he depicts girls in a natural way. Currently, he does professional rough drawings and illustration work for games, while also leading a doujinshi circle called Pagupagu Magu, and has even released an ita-curtain on Tokyo Otaku Mode...
Featuring the life-sized cockpit of the Variable Fighter VF-1S Valkyrie and even some Macross-themed original food!
Jan. 23 marked the grand opening of Universal Cool Japan, an event at Universal Studios Japan in Osaka that features attractions for Evangelion, Attack on Titan, and more.
Limited Time Promotion Marks The Milestone With 4 FREE Digital Issues Featuring The Best Manga Including DEATH NOTE Creator Takeshi Obata’s Brand New Series And More!
ALA 2015 took place at the LAX Marriott Hotel in Los Angeles from January 9-11.
Game Creative Exchange, a seminar for illustrators and art directors, was held at the National Art Center Tokyo.
The large-scale otaku event AnimeJapan will be held from March 20, while Comic Market Special, which is only held once every five years, will begin on March 28. They have a common keyword: Globalization.
Introducing pictures of the female cosplayers who dazzled Comiket!
Introducing the cool, eye-catching male cosplayers of Comic Market 87!
Comic Market 87, the world’s largest event for selling and displaying doujinshi, started its first of three days on December 28.
Nov. 3, 2014 07:003
After producing hit novels like the Monogatari series and Katana series, author NisiOisiN is taking on a new challenge. NisiOisiN will write nine completely new short stories, each of which will be drawn as manga by different manga artists.
Nov. 2, 2014 23:0014
A special site called “Naruto Final Countdown!” has opened on the official site of the hugely popular Weekly Shonen Jump manga Naruto, the conclusion to which is closing in.
Nov. 2, 2014 13:0013
It has been revealed that now, five months after the announcement regarding Alice’s departure from the group, the first song by the reborn “ClariS” that includes a new member will come on a CD to be included in Lis-Ani! Vol. 19 on sale Nov. 8.
Nov. 2, 2014 06:002
An overflowing love for anime songs and a gorgeous gathering of artists from the music label Lantis! The anisong festival comes to Tokyo!
Nov. 1, 2014 23:002
Bodacious Space Pirates: Abyss of Hyperspace - Complete Chart was published on Oct. 28.
Nov. 1, 2014 13:000
A seminar introducing the production process behind the anime Nobunaga Concerto will be held in Akihabara on Nov. 27.
Nov. 1, 2014 07:000
A CD single called Prisma Love Parade Vol. 1 that includes character songs from Fate/kaleid liner Prisma Illya 2wei!, the second anime season of Fate/kaleid liner Prisma Illya, a spin-off work to Type-Moon’s popular Fate/stay night series, was released on Oct 29.
Oct. 31, 2014 23:008
Chinese pork dumplings based on Kyubey from the anime series Puella Magi Madoka Magica will be available in Lawson convenience stores starting Nov. 4.
Oct. 31, 2014 16:214
When we manga makers say “name,” it’s not the English word “name.” It's a Japanese word borrowed from English meaning the process of "storyboarding" in the Movie and Anime industry.